Common thrift
Thrift Thrift (thr[i^]ft), n. [Icel. [thorn]rift. See {Thrive}.] 1. A thriving state; good husbandry; economical management in regard to property; frugality. [1913 Webster]

The rest, . . . willing to fall to thrift, prove very good husbands. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

2. Success and advance in the acquisition of property; increase of worldly goods; gain; prosperity. ``Your thrift is gone full clean.'' --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

I have a mind presages me such thrift. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. Vigorous growth, as of a plant. [1913 Webster]

4. (Bot.) One of several species of flowering plants of the genera {Statice} and {Armeria}. [1913 Webster]

{Common thrift} (Bot.), {Armeria vulgaris}; -- also called {sea pink}. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Frugality; economy; prosperity; gain; profit. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]


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  • sea pink — Thrift Thrift (thr[i^]ft), n. [Icel. [thorn]rift. See {Thrive}.] 1. A thriving state; good husbandry; economical management in regard to property; frugality. [1913 Webster] The rest, . . . willing to fall to thrift, prove very good husbands.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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